Santa Barbara Fair & Expo 2019

Santa Barbara's tenured complete fair experience. Screaming carnival rides, robocars, racing pigs, funnel cake, heavenly fair food, entertainment and family style enjoyment are ready for your visit.
Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

April 24 -28, 2019 

Entertainment for All Ages
Make plans to enjoy some great talent on the Fair & Expo Stages. Music, illusions, dancing, magic and more will keep you and your family entertained for hours!


Extensive Carnival Midway
Get ready for some fun adventures in the exciting Carnival Midway. With more than 30 rides and attractions, you are guaranteed to have a blast!
Carnival Midway provide by Butler Amusements Inc.
Click here for height requirements
Farm Animals
Many farm animals are in the livestock area. Goats, chickens, alpacas, bunnies and many other animals are on display along with interactive displays highlighting agriculture and livestock.
Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Exhibitor Online Entry
Forms & Downloads

Youth Department Online FormAdult Department Online Form Cooking Contest Online FormSmall/Large Livestock Online Form

Fill out your entry forms online or download the corresponding form.
Entry forms may be mailed faxed or hand delivered to the Showgrounds Administration Office - Fax (805) 569-5595
Now or anytime prior to Monday April 5th, 2019 by 5 PM.

Youth & Adult Department Forms

Download Exhibitor Forms Here.

YOuth Department book & form Adult Department book & Form

Cooking Contest & Livestock Forms

Download the Outdoor Concert Noise Enforcement Plan here.

cooking contest guide & form Small/Large livestock book & Form
Santa Barbara Fair & Expo


Please do not send demos or PR info with applications.  All acts being considered must send in an application!
‍Earl Warren ShowgroundsFair Entertainment
3400 Calle Real Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Fax (805) 569-5595 Or Email Us

Please note that the performances are on community stages and there are NO payments for these acts. Thank you for your interest in this year’s Fair and Expo. Gary Smith, Entertainment Director

Download Entertainment Application
Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

Thrills, excitement, entertainment and memories that will last a lifetime.

Santa Barbara Fair and Expo is a non-smoking fair. Smoking will not be permitted in the fair, concession areas, carnival midway, livestock barns or exhibit areas.

Youth Exhibits & Activities
Set your course for the “Close Encounters Hall”You will enjoy artwork, photography, pottery and many other projects entered by the cool kids from our community. as well as exhibits andof local foods, wine & beer, arts & crafts, horticulture and fine arts displays.
Cooking Contests
Calling all cooks! Enter one of the daily cooking contests. You will love tasting free samples of the featured desserts, appetizers and other scrumptious foods in the Fair & Expo cooking contests.
Free Parking & Trolley Ride
Start your Santa Barbara Fair & Expo experience with a thrilling ride on the Santa Barbara Trolley from one of our convenient off-site parking lots. It’s fun, hassle-free, safe, and, best of all…totally free! Limited on-site parking available for $10/day.
Download SB Fair RV Reservation Form
Santa Barbara Fair & Expo


If you are interested in participating in the 2019 Expo, please complete an appropriate application with a complete listing of products and pricing for commercial, and menus and prices for food vendors. New vendors need to attach a recent photograph of your booth to your application. Booth spaces are all outside.
The fee for a commercial space is $400.00 for a 10 x 10″ booth and $800.00 for a 10 x 20″. The fee for food vendors is 22% of gross sales. All vendors must supply liability insurance. Food vendors must also obtain a Santa Barbara County Health Permit. Exhibitors returning from the prior year will have priority in regards to space assignment.

It is important that your application be sent in as soon as possible to allow ample time for review. Due to the size of our event, we limit similar/duplicate products. We have a limited number of RV spaces available for $200.00 for five days. We look forward to hearing from you. Please call Rosie, 805 687-0766 or e-mail for more information.

Download SB Fair Vendor Handbook Download SB Fair Food Vendor ApplicationDownload SB Fair Commercial Vendor Application